It’s the season of giving and it’s never too early to start.
One Plainville woman spent Thursday using a gift she received to buy thousands of dollars worth of gifts for children in need across Connecticut.
Like kids in a candy store, Erica Donovan and her daughter, Bailey, felt the joys of a shopping spree on Thursday so they could later donate the items to Toys for Tots. 
“I am just doing my part. I really, truly am, but I am happy that the spirit of giving is so contagious,” Erica said.
Erica earned a $3,000 Disney voucher from her work as a Thirty-One gifts consultant and could have taken a vacation or spent the money on her own two kids, however, she decided to do something even better.
“I decided to use by spending it all here at the Disney Store and donating everything that I purchased to Toys for Tots,” Erica said.
Erica went …
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